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AAA hikes Tesla insurance rates due to higher than average number of claims

Tesla owners carrying policies through AAA aren't going to like this news: rates are going up. AAA determined the Tesla Model S and Model X are both affected by abnormally high claim rates. In turn, AAA could raise rates up to 30 percent. Tesla has disputed the analysis by AAA and said the data is... read more

June 5, 2017 by
 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S, Model X 100Ds see price hikes

Customers mulling over the purchase of one of Tesla's performance-oriented 100D and P100D models best act quickly. The automaker has confirmed it will be increasing prices... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla slashes most affordable Model S variant from lineup

So long, Tesla Model S 60, we hardly knew ye. The Silicon Valley automaker has announced its most-affordable Model S variant will be discontinued after less than a year on... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained walks us through the Motor Trend 0-60 run with the Tesla Model S

No, the Tesla Model S P100D doesn't do 0-60 in 2.28 seconds

It's all about math and physics, folks. At least that's the soup that fills the head of Engineering Explained host Jason Fenske, which is why he's so easily able to explain... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about how the Tesla Model S can do the 0-60 run in 2.28 seconds

How the Tesla Model S hits 60 mph in 2.28 seconds

The 0-60 mph times for the Tesla Model S keep getting lower and lower. The new P100D package really helps put all of the horsepower to the ground efficiently, and makes the... read more February 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla announces Model S 100D with 335-mile range

Ever since last August’s introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery in its Model S P100D, it was known that Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] would eventually offer a 100D minus the... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D runs 0-60 in less than 2.4 seconds

Tesla Model S P100D blasts to 60 in under 2.39 seconds

For the last few years, the Tesla Model S has been, well, ludicrous when it comes to moving off the line from a standstill. The Ludicrous and Insane driving modes are just... read more January 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

778-hp Tesla Model S Electric GT racer does 0-62 mph in 2.1 seconds

Organizers of the Electric GT Championship on Thursday at the 2017 Autosport International in the United Kingdom confirmed some of the specs for the series’ race car... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D in ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode

Tesla ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode slashes Model S P100D 0-60 mph time to below 2.5 s

Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the Californian company has released a software tweak that unleashes... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Electric GT racing series upgrades to Tesla Model S P100D

Starting in 2017 is a new electric car racing series called the Electric GT Championship in which teams compete using race cars based on the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. The... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Model S P100D 0-60 time drops to 2.4 s with software tweak

The Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D is already the quickest car you can currently buy. Soon, it will be even quicker. Earlier in November, CEO Elon Musk revealed that an... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S with glass roof option

Tesla adds glass roof option for Model S, hints at more performance for P100D

Anyone ordering a new Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S can now add a glass roof option. It costs $1,500 and not only blocks out 98 percent of UV rays but also keeps cabin... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
Frame from video showing Tesla Model S after it hit Mercedes dealership  [source: RatDog on YouTube]

Tesla Model S mangles Mercedes E-Class, British dealership in crash (video)

Somewhere in the U.K., a group of Mercedes-Benz employees has learned just how much of a threat electric-car maker Tesla poses. Except in this case, the threat was literal... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D does 2.7-second 0-60 run in the rain

Tesla Model S P100D is lightning quick even in the rain

Weight low? Check. All-wheel drive? Check. Motors inhibited only by a friction coefficient—not by available power—and your courage? Check. All three mean that you... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Leilani Münter named first American driver in Electric GT series

Leilani Münter has tried her hand at a number of racing series, and now she's found a new one that fits perfectly with her views on life. Münter has been named the... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
Hacker group shows how they can control a Tesla Model S

Hackers show serious vulnerabilities with Tesla Model S

A team of hackers from China known as the Keen Security Lab found way to take control over a Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. Additionally, they say they can do it from a distance... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
 

 
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